A woman in her 50s has been attacked tonight by a man with a machete on Rathmore Road in Charlton.
Police were called at 7:18pm. The suspect ran towards Woolwich Road where the Marks & Spencer and Costa stores are located.
The attacker is not known to the victim, who does not have life-threatening injuries.
The suspect is described as “an Asian man, aged in his 30s, of heavy build. He may be wearing a tanned jacket”.
Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting CAD 6689/16 Nov. Alternatively tweet @MetCC.